Bamboo -- technically a grass not a tree -- grows fast, captures carbon and can be made into pale ale.
Parasitic plants and their hosts may use genetic information as a language. Continue reading →
Forests are increasingly endangered by problems such as massive wildfires and outbreaks of destructive pests, which are intensifying as the result of climate change. Continue reading →
The invasive species native to Japan and the Korean peninsula is no friend to forests or gardeners.
Ghostly and blue-green, a phytoplankton bloom meanders across the North Sea in new satellite imagery.
In the latest attempt to explain the cause of these circular patches, a group of researchers turned to aerial images.
Rachel Sussman spent a decade traveling to remote locations around the world to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years old and older.
Intense heat during meteor impacts forged tiny bits of glass that trapped fragments of ancient plant life in Argentina. Could the same process have entombed signs of life on Mars? Continue reading →
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